I knew there was a reason why I liked this guy….
With heated debate reflecting a deep social divide over issues of life and death, a Minnesota House committee on Tuesday passed a bill that would require health-care professionals to provide food and water to people incapable of making care decisions for themselves.
Rep. Tim Wilkin, R-Eagan, said he became interested in the legislation after watching the controversy that erupted last year over the Florida case of Terri Schiavo, who died after her feeding tube was removed. Her case sparked nationwide protests, and involved Congress, federal courts and the U.S. Supreme Court. . Wilkin said he wanted to avoid that kind of "circus."
Complete Story: MN State House takes up life and death issues. …